Articles tagged ‘BK Racing’

Apr 25

Merger Talks?

BK-Racing-Logo Richmond – Chatter in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage this weekend has a potential merger between BK Racing and Tommy Baldwin Racing being considered, has learned. Both teams have struggled thus far at NASCAR’s top level this season, but the merger would combine resources, assets and personnel with hopes of lifting the on-track performance of their drivers. Another possible scenario is BK Racing simply acquiring Tommy Baldwin Racing, sources say. Currently, Tommy Baldwin Racing fields the No. 7 Chevrolet for Alex Bowman, while BK Racing fields three cars for rookie candidate Jeb Burton, Matt DiBenedetto and veteran JJ Yeley. Bowman drove for BK Racing in 2014, but left the team to join TBR. Sources tell if the ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill, Others Solid In Cup Qualifying At Bristol Motor Speedway

2015 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images BRISTOL – Several drivers had noteworthy qualifying efforts in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying Friday afternoon in advance of Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Landon Cassill in the No. 40 Hillman Smith Racing Chevrolet was ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing and Estes Express Lines Partner Together for the 2015 Season

BK Racing Logo CHARLOTTE, NC (April 14, 2015)- BK Racing and Estes Express Lines have partnered together for the 2015 season as a sponsor on the No. 26 Toyota of Jeb Burton, starting at Richmond International Raceway. Estes Express Lines, a familiar name in ... FULL STORY »

Matt DiBenedetto 35th In Cup Debut For BK Racing

Matt DiBenedetto (Photo Credit: Christian Petersen / Getty Images) Avondale, Ariz. – It wasn’t exactly the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut Matt DiBenedetto had envisioned, but the BK Racing driver gained priceless experience during Sunday’s 500 at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway. After failing to qualify the past two ... FULL STORY »

Ryan “Frenchie” Dubois is Named General Manager of BK Racing

BK Racing Logo CHARLOTTE, NC (March 4, 2015) - BK Racing names Ryan "Frenchie" Dubois the new General Manager of the multi NASCAR Sprint Cup team. Ryan "Frenchie" Dubois has been involved in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since 1999, when he started with ... FULL STORY »

Jeb Burton Overcomes Hurdles To See Checkered Flag In Cup Debut

Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn / Getty Images) HAMPTON, Georgia – No one said it was going to be easy. And for Jeb Burton, he knows that phrase all too well. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie made his debut in Sunday’s Folds of Honors QuikTrip 500 at ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing Rookies Parked For Thursday’s Crucial Atlanta Test

2015 NSCS Driver Jeb Burton - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The cars were there, the drivers were there, but BK Racing’s two cars sat parked during Thursday afternoon’s open test at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway in advance of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. BK Racing rookies Jeb Burton and Matt ... FULL STORY »

Matt DiBenedetto (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Matt Dibenedetto Joins BK Racing’s Driver Stable Starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Posted 02.26.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 26, 2015) - Matt Dibenedetto joins BK Racing as the driver of the No. 83 Burger King Toyota, starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. Matt DiBenedetto, a first generation driver, started his NASCAR career as a development driver for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2009-2010. Competing in the ...FULL STORY »
Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the #9 Twisted Tea Ford, and Jeb Burton, driver of the #26 Download the App Toyota, come to a stop after an on-track incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel 2 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
KO’ed Jeb Burton Must Wait For Cup Series Debut
Posted 02.20.15
BK Racing rookie Jeb Burton was hopeful to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in Sunday’s Daytona 500, but a mid-race accident in Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel at Daytona was enough to knock him out of the lineup completely. "The 9 (Sam Hornish Jr.) came up a little bit ...FULL STORY »
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BK Racing to Partner with Maxim Magazine and Maxim Fantasy Sports
Posted 02.13.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 13, 2015) - BK Racing is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with Maxim Inc. and Maxim Fantasy Sports for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Maxim is one of the most recognizable magazines internationally, reaching millions of readers every month across print and digital platforms. "We ...FULL STORY »
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Rock Band 311 & BK Racing Partner for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season
Posted 02.11.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 11, 2015) - Multi-platinum rock band, 311, will be an official media partner of the BK Racing organization for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Throughout the 38 race weekend-schedule for the 2015 season, BK Racing and 311 will work together to bring a new experience to ...FULL STORY »
Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images)
Jeb Burton Signs with BK Racing for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season
Posted 02.09.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 9, 2015) - Jeb Burton has signed with BK Racing for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season, as the driver of the No. 26 Toyota Camry. Jeb Burton, the son of Daytona 500 Champion Ward Burton, will be competing in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season as ...FULL STORY »
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Veteran Driver Johnny Sauter Signs with BK Racing for the Daytona 500
Posted 02.07.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 7, 2015) - Johnny Sauter will pilot the No. 83 Dustless Blasting Toyota Camry for BK Racing in the 57th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday February 22nd, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway for the premier race of the season. Wisconsin native, Jonathan Joseph "Johnny" Sauter, is ...FULL STORY »
J.J. Yeley (Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell / Getty Images)
BK Racing Names JJ Yeley as the Primary Driver for the 2015 Season
Posted 01.27.15
MOORESVILLE, NC (January 27, 2015) - JJ Yeley will pilot a BK Racing Toyota for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, starting at Daytona International Speedway in a few weeks. Yeley, who filled in for the team at the end of the 2014 season, has signed on for a full ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Cole Whitt, driver of the #26 GEAR Speed Stick Toyota, climbs into his car during practice - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Cole Whitt 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.14.14
COLE WHITT No. 26 Speed Stick GEAR Toyota Camry Homestead - Miami Speedway | Ford 400 Whitt Looks to GEARup for the Final Race of 2014... Following a weekend of struggles in Phoenix, Cole Whitt and his Speed Stick GEAR Toyota Camry team come into Homestead riding a streak of eight ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (BK Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Alex Bowman 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.14.14
ALEX BOWMAN No. 23 Toyota Camry Homestead - Miami Speedway| Ford 400 Bowman Ready to Close out Rookie Campaign at Homestead...Following a string of finishes outside the top-30, Alex Bowman is set to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSCS) Homestead-Miami Speedway debut this weekend. Having never raced at the 1.5 ...FULL STORY »

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